WTU to Hold Franciscan Lecture Nov. 17

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WASHINGTON — Colt Anderson, academic dean of Washington Theological Union, will give a lecture on Nov. 17 titled “Holy Church and Holy Writ: Bonaventure’s Contribution to the Debate Over the Meaning of Tradition.” All are welcome to the free Franciscan lecture.

Anderson will discuss the relationship between scripture and tradition, the authority of canon law and the tradition’s capacity for development. The lecture will explain St. Bonaventure’s role in clarifying the nature of authority in the Catholic Church, and explore contemporary questions. Refreshments will be served.
More information about this lecture is available on the WTU website and through Michael Blastic, OFM.
Information about several other events is listed in the Nov. 7 issue of ePISTLE, the WTU’s e-newsletter, including:
Nov. 13 9 a.m. “Maximizing Your Money — Budgeting Your Church”
Nov. 13 10. a.m. “Forgiving and Reconciling: A Psychologist Looks at Christian Theology and Scientific Research.”
Nov. 17 12 p.m. “Does Dan Brown Get the Last Word on the Templars”
Dec. 11 8:30 a.m. “Who Do You Say I Am? Exploring the Mystery of God in Advent”